Jocelyn Bell: how she discovered pulsars, was stolen her Nobel and triumphed to tell the tale

Jocelyn Bell how she discovered pulsars was stolen her Nobel

Jocelyn bell Burnell discovered pulsars (neutron stars) in 1967, when he was doing his doctorate at the University of Cambridge. For this finding, should have been awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1974, together with your thesis advisor and your boss’s boss. But it was not like that. However, his work and his career … Read more

Carlos Finlay, the doctor who discovered that a mosquito transmitted yellow fever and was ignored by his peers

Carlos Finlay the doctor who discovered that a mosquito transmitted

Cuban doctor Carlos Finlay, who verified that a mosquito is the transmitter of yellow fever He had recognitions in life but began to pay tribute 38 years after his death when, with justice, it was determined that his date of birth was instituted as Doctor’s Day. Carlos Juan Finlay y Barré had spent their entire … Read more

Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin through involuntary forgetfulness

1636745563 Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin through involuntary forgetfulness

76 years ago the Scottish scientist Alexander Fleming won the Nobel Prize of Physiology and Medicine, shared with the biochemist Ernst Chain and the pharmacologist Howard Florey, for their great contributions to the development of antibiotics with the discovery and development of penicillin. In September 1928, while studying colonies of staphylococci, bacteria found in our … Read more